Multi- Award-winning gospel recording artist Pastor Donnie McClurkin and his Grammy-nominated siblings will say goodbye to family patriarch Donald Andy McClurkin, Sr. during home-going service and celebration of his lifeon Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Greater Allen AME Cathedral of New York in Jamaica, NY. The doors will open at 6:30pm and the service will be held at 7:00pm-9:30pm.
In addition to Donnie McClurkin, Jr, a resident of Rockville Centre, he leaves behind six other children: Marlene McClurkin Mason; Cheryl McClurkin of Amityville; Andrea McClurkin Mellini of Farmingville; Anthony McClurkin of Indiana; Tanya McClurkin Staples of Alabama; and Rafael McClurkin of Alabama. Step-Children: Chavonne Johnson of Central Islip; Walter Johnson of Bristow, Virginia; Robert Johnson of Central Islip; Shjanita Johnson of Lexington, Kentucky; Wife Melanie McClurkin; as well as a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Two other children – Olivia McClurkin and Thomas McClurkin- preceded him in death.
The McClurkin family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and words of encouragement during this challenging time.Those who wish to send cards, condolences
and other expressions of sympathy and support may be sent to the family in care of:
Perfecting Faith Church, 311 N. Main Street, Freeport, NY 11520
Pastor Donnie is a longtime friend, and support to the Bay Area. We extend our heartfelt sympathy and prayers to his entire family at this time.